Harrison, NJ (September 29, 2021) – The Philadelphia Union battled the New York Red Bulls to a 1-1 draw on Wednesday night at Red Bull Arena. With the point earned on the road the Union remain in fifth place in the Eastern Conference. Early in the first half Sergio Santos opened up the scoring, getting a foot on a cross that managed to bounce through the crowd of players in the box. The 17th minute goal was the Brazilian's 20th career league goal for the Union. The hosts leveled the score line in the 37th minute off a goal from Omir Fernandez. Andre Blake recorded three saves to preserve the point.

The Union are back home to take on Columbus Crew SC at Subaru Park on Sunday, October 3rd (4:00 p.m. ET / PHL17).

Philadelphia Union 1 – New York Red Bulls 1
Red Bull Arena (Harrison, NJ)
Wednesday, September 29, 2021

TODAY’S MATCH INFO

Referee: Alex Chilowicz
Assistant Referees: CJ Morgante, Brian Dunn
Fourth Official: Guido Gonzales Jr
VAR: Sorin Stoica
Ast. VAR: Tom Supple
Weather: 64 degrees and partly cloudy

GOALS/ASSISTS

PHI – Sergio Santos (unassisted) 17’
NYRB – Omir Fernandez (Casseres Jr.) 37’

DISCIPLINARY SUMMARY
PHI – Jose Martinez (caution) 45’ 
NYRB –  Kyle Duncan (caution) 52’ 
NYRB – Andres Reyes (caution) 64’
PHI – Kai Wagner (caution) 85’
PHI – Andre Blake (caution) 86’
PHI – Jack Elliott (caution) 88’

LINEUP

Philadelphia Union: Philadelphia Union: Andre Blake; Kai Wagner, Jack Elliott, Jakob Glesnes, Olivier Mbaizo; Jose Martinez, Leon Flach, Alejandro Bedoya (Paxten Aaronson 74’), Jamiro Monteiro; Kacper Przybylko, Sergio Santos (Daniel Gazdag 74’).

Substitutes not used: Matt Freese; Alvas Powell, Stuart Findlay, Jesus Bueno, Jack McGlynn, Quinn Sullivan, Matheus Davó.

New York Red Bulls: Carlos Miguel Coronel; Sean Nealis, Kyle Duncan, Andrew Gutman, Sean Davis, Dru Yearwood (Daniel Royer 74’), John Tolkin (Thomas Edwards 88’), Andres Reyes, Patryk Klimala (Frankie Amaya 74’), Omir Fernandez (Tom Barlow 58’), Cristian Casseres Jr. ( Wikelman Carmona 45’).

Substitutes not used: Ryan Meara, Cameron Harper, Youba Diarra, Caden Clark.

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Team Notes

  • Jim Curtin made one change to the Starting XI from the club's 1-0 win over Atlanta United FC with captain Alejandro Bedoya rejoining the lineup after missing the previous match with a calf injury.
  • Sergio Santos scored his fifth goal of the season for the Union.
  • Defender Jakob Glesnes made his 45th appearance for Philadelphia Union with his start tonight.
  • Kai Wagner earned his 70th MLS appearance for the Boys in Blue.
  • Kacper Przybylko made his 75th appearance in league play for Philadelphia Union… Przybylko leads the team with nine goals in league play and is four goals away from becoming the club's second all-time leading scorer.

The Union are back home to take on Columbus Crew SC at Subaru Park on Sunday, October 3rd (4:00 p.m. ET / PHL17).

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